What’s Cooking May 9 to 16, 2017?

Nothing says springtime like two weeks of rain, right? Even though April showers may have continued into May, this week boasts plenty to do regardless of the weather. From rooms filled with baked goods to Italian wine tastings, you might even want to stay in!

 May 10: I Collazzi Wine Dinner at Gio

Gio Dining Room

To our enthusiastic wine lovers, this event is perfect for you. Step into Italy with wine expert, Albert Torelli, and Collazzi Wines at Gio for an Italian wine tasting and dinner event.

More info: I Collazzi Wine Dinner at Gio

May 13:  Live music and Great Food at Governors

Governors Pub - F&C

Head down to Governor’s on the Sydney Waterfront to check out local band, Fire Valley Fire, and guests T. Thomason and CAMERON. Sing along, have some great food, and savour your Saturday night.

More info: T. Thomason//CAMERON//Fire Valley Fire at Governor’s

May 14: Doughball VIP Bakesale

What’s more suitable than sweets for our mothers? Celebrate Mother’s Day differently this year with Doughball VIP bakesale at Lot Six. Sample delicious local doughnuts, cookies, cakes and more.

More info: Doughball

May 14: Mother’s Day

Celebrate the wonderful mothers in your life this Sunday across the province with a delicious brunch by some of our Taste members including: Brooklyn Warehouse, Atlantica Oak Island Resort, The Hatfield House, Bistro 22Kiju’s Restaurant, The Flying Apron and more.

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May 15: Tiki Bartending Competition

Lot Six bartender Cyle is auctioning off the styling/shaving of his beard for charity with fundraiser Tiki for Tumours in support of Brain Tumor Foundation of Canada . The highest bidder will pick the style of Cyle’s shave. Come out and support a great cause with drink specials and auction items.

More info: Tiki Bartending Competition

 May 19: Field Tasting at Benjamin Bridge

Check out Benjamin Bridge‘s newly acquired vineyards in Habitant, NS. Viticulturist Scott Savoy will walk guests through the oldest vinifera plantings in the region. As the sun sets, enjoy a tasting of their Cabernet Franc Rosé in the beautiful vineyard.

More info:  Benjamin Bridge Field Tasting

Save the Date!!

May 20– 2017 Sip, Savour and Cycle Not often will you find cycling, food and drink in one event. To the foodie and fitness enthusiasts this one’s for you. Some of our participating members in this high-speed event include: Ironworks Distillery, Atlantica Oak Island Resort and Old Fish Factory.

May 27East Coast Cider Festival – This is Nova Scotia’s inaugural cider festival! Keep an eye out for Taste members including: Bulwark Cider, Annapolis Cider, L’Acadie Vineyards, Meander River, Planters Ridge, Heartwood & Meadowbrook Meat Market.

May 27Northumbeerfest at Pictou Lodge Beach Resort – A festival celebrating great Nova Scotia craft beer and entertainment alike.

May 27– Block party, anyone? Stop by the Nook & Cranny for a fun-filled evening. Be sure to stop by Taste member Coldstream Clear Distillery.

June 16 – 18 – A Taste of Devour – In partnership with Fox Harb’r Resort, enjoy a weekend indulging in the finest local wines, fresh oysters, and the best of film at this international festival!

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